Fayette County, West Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Fayette County, West Virginia Electricity Overview

Fayette County is the 10th highest generator of electricity of all 55 counties in West Virginia, producing 516,228 megawatt hours.

Fayette County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 1.95% above the nationwide average rate, at 14.27 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

Fayette County is home to 40,488 people and its power generation plants produce 516,228 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a generation per capita average of 12.75 megawatt hours per capita.

At $164.11, the average monthly residential electric bill in Fayette County is 32.50% above the national average bill.

Fayette County uses 43.65% more megawatt hours than it produces.

There was a 16.92% increase in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the preceding 12 months in Fayette County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    741,550 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    18.32 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    516,228 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    516,228 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    12.75 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    199,278,931 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,921.93 kg

Oak Hill, WV Electricity Overview

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On average, Oak Hill's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 14.27 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.93% more than the average state rate of 12.41 cents. Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The West Virginia average monthly residential power bill is $131.92, while the Oak Hill average is 24.40% higher at $164.11 per month. This ranks the city 292nd in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Roughly 132,486,560.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Oak Hill because of electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The electricity used in Oak Hill has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oak Hill

Oak Hill residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.091/kWh$234.18/mo.$98.16/mo.
281st14.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oak Hill
292nd$164.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oak Hill Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oak Hill, West Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED14.27164.114,873,507695,238,000

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Fayetteville, WV Electricity Overview

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On average, Fayetteville's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 14.27 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.93% more than the average state rate of 12.41 cents. Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The West Virginia average monthly residential power bill is $131.92, while the Fayetteville average is 24.40% higher at $164.11 per month. This ranks the city 292nd in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Roughly 46,764,726.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Fayetteville because of electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The electricity used in Fayetteville has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fayetteville

Fayetteville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.091/kWh$234.18/mo.$98.16/mo.
281st14.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fayetteville
292nd$164.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fayetteville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fayetteville, West Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED14.27164.114,873,507695,238,000

Ansted, WV Electricity Overview

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On average, Ansted's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 14.27 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.93% more than the average state rate of 12.41 cents. Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The West Virginia average monthly residential power bill is $131.92, while the Ansted average is 24.40% higher at $164.11 per month. This ranks the city 292nd in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Roughly 21,106,490.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Ansted because of electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The electricity used in Ansted has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ansted

Ansted residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.091/kWh$234.18/mo.$98.16/mo.
281st14.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ansted
292nd$164.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ansted Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ansted, West Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED14.27164.114,873,507695,238,000

Electricity Production in Fayette County, West Virginia

Power Plants in Fayette County, West Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Fayette County WV Conventional Hydroelectric 498,329
Glen Ferris CDP WV Conventional Hydroelectric 17,899

Fayette County, West Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 199,278,931.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Fayette County is the 38th worst out of 55 counties in West Virginia for total pollution from electricity use. More importantly, the county averages 4,921.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. About 100.00% of Fayette County's electricity is generated using Conventional Hydroelectric. Fayette County is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is the 4th highest number of plants within a county in West Virginia.

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100.00%

Fayette County, West Virginia Net Metering

Appalachian Power Company is the only provider we have covering Fayette County. Fortunately for consumers they do allow for net metering, making personal solar power installs more economically attractive. West Virginia has favorable regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar panels.

Power Companies in Fayette County, West Virginia

Providers In Each City in Fayette County:

  • Ansted, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Fayetteville, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Gauley Bridge, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Meadow Bridge, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Montgomery, West Virginia:
    • Black Diamond Power Company: 23.28%
    • Appalachian Power Company: 76.72%
  • Oak Hill, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Pax, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Smithers, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Thurmond, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Fayette County, West Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Appalachian Power Company30,606

How many power plants are within Fayette County, West Virginia?

Fayette County, West Virginia has 2 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Fayette County, West Virginia?

By total customer count, Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in Fayette County, West Virginia.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-27